Getting ready for the new documentary "
Who Killed The Electric Car?
" that is coming to theatres this summer, the PBS program NOW dedicates its show this week to discussing the film and
in general. This
gives a brief description of the show itself and
a good timeline on the history of electric cars (going back to 1832!). Also, actress Alexandra Paul talks about
the first EV1 (GM's
that is the main topic of the film) that was made available to the public
a Q&A with Daniel Sperling, who teaches at UC Davis and is director of the Institute of Transportation Studies. Sperling says he believes "we will see many of our vehicles running solely on electricity in the not-so-far-off future."